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Prof. Walter Represents the U.S. at Founding of Hyper-Kamiokande Collaboration

Thursday, April 23, 2015
In February, an international group of physicists came together to form a proto-collaboration to build the Hyper-Kamiokande experiment. A follow-up to the currently operating Super-Kamiokande experiment, Hyper-Kamiokande would enclose almost a megaton of water and be more than twenty times larger... Read More »

Prof. Gao Spoke at April APS Meeting, Featured on Deutschlandradio

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Recently Prof. Haiyan Gao gave a plenary talk on "Proton - a fascinating relativistic many-body system - remains puzzling'' at the April APS meeting in Baltimore in the session: Session W1: Plenary Session III: Probing our Limits of Knowledge. Watch the talk on YouTube here. Additionally, Prof.... Read More »

Prof. Mikkelsen Published in Nature Communications

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Prof. Maiken Mikkelsen, with others, has been published in Nature Communications. Read the paper "Real-time tunable lasing fram plasmonic nanocavity arrays" online here.

Laskaris Successfully Defends Thesis

Monday, April 13, 2015
Graduate student Georgios Laskaris successfully defended his thesis "Photodisintegration of 3He with Double Polarizations" on April 6th, 2015. Laskaris has been a member of the Medium Energy Physics group of Duke University since the winter of 2008 and performed all of his thesis experiments at the... Read More »

Rosin Awarded Prizes for Dissertation

Monday, April 13, 2015
David Rosin, who did his PhD research with Prof. Daniel Gauthier and received his degree from the Technical University in Berlin (co-supervised by Eckehard Schoell there), recently won prizes for his dissertation. He won the Springer Dissertation Award and his thesis was published by Springer (... Read More »

Prof. Gauthier's Paper Discussed on physicsworld.com

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Prof. Daniel Gauthier's recently published paper "High-dimensional quantum cryptography with twisted light" was discussed on physicsworld.com. Read the article "'Twisted light' gives quantum cryptography a boost" here. Prof. Gauthier's paper with others was published in New Journal of Physics and... Read More »

SPIN2014 Detailed in CERN Courier

Monday, March 30, 2015
SPIN2014: The International Symposium on Spin Physics, of which Prof. Haiyan Gao was a large part, was featured in a thorough February article of CERN Courier. You can read "Spin goes Chinese" by clicking here.

Undergraduate Hann Awarded Faculty Scholar for Class of 2016

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Undergraduate Connor Hann was designated a Faculty Scholar for the Class of 2016 by the Academic Council and its Faculty Scholars Committee. This is the highest honor Duke University faculty can award undergraduates. Hann's advisors are Profs. Shailesh Chandrasekharan and Joshua Socolar. He is... Read More »

Super-Kamiokande Papers by Duke Postdocs Highlighted by Physical Review D

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Two papers by the Super-Kamiokande collaboration documenting analyses by postdoc Alex Himmel and former postdoc Tarek Akiri, both from the neutrino group, were highlighted on the front page of the Physical Review D March 25, 2015. The first paper "Limits on sterile neutrino mixing using... Read More »

Finch Successfully Defends Thesis

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Graduate student Sean Finch successfully defended his thesis "Double-Beta Decay of 96Zr and Double-Electron Capture of 156Dy to Excited Final States" on March 25, 2015. Finch's advisor is Prof. Calvin Howell.

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